Saturday, June 6, 2020

Tag: Midterm Elections 2018

Pro-environment groups spent millions on ‘green’ midterm candidates

Aside from the midterms, organizations are also funding pro-environment lobbying efforts. So far in 2018, $13.2 million has been spent for lobbying on environmental issues.

Making meaning of the elections and navigating what comes next

As we stay engaged to make sure all the votes are counted, we also begin to shift toward reflection, recalibration and recommitment.

Midwest midterms hold keys to victory in 2020

“Democrats in these states ran on health care, education, and other bread-and-butter issues."

Deb Haaland, one of nation’s first Native Congresswomen, calls for probe...

"I’ll go to Congress to make sure that we are paying attention to the issues that folks care about."

8 thinkers on the left explain what the midterm results mean...

“From now on there should be no excuse: anticipating such inevitabilities has to be made an active part of Democratic strategizing.”

The dark specter of an authoritarian government hangs over the Nov....

It’s a battle over whether this country will continue to have a democratic form of government or one under the control of authoritarian rule.

The best and worst midterm results for the environment

When it comes to the environmental implications of individual races and ballot measures, the night was about equally full of gains and losses.

8 midterms: Blue wave, red undertow

The 2018 election exposed once more how divided the country is – but it also showed how strongly the tide is running against Trump’s hateful brand of politics and the party that he continues to deform.

Trump’s only election strategy was racism

Republicans can only win by racial gerrymandering and voter suppression. And Trump can only win by using fear and racism.

Democrats won the House. To keep winning, they need to move...

Democratic operatives will use the midterm results to preach centrism, but the future of the party lies in its left flank.

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If Trump sends the US military into states, it will ignite a peoples’ revolution

Can America and its Democracy withstand the attacks that are being made upon it from forces, not from without, but from within this country? What we desperately need, at this time, is a peoples’ revolution.

American Stonewall: The Cops Have Already Lost

If a politician wants to exercise real leadership, let them proclaim a day of healing where they lead a march of police and protesters together in support of a new era in police relations.

Lockdowns for the many, impunity for the few

“I was born in this county. I have never come across ill-feeling like this about anything. Everyone feels it is one law for us and one law for them. That is so unfair.”

New Trump appointee to foreign aid agency has denounced liberal democracy and ‘our homo-empire’

Merritt Corrigan has a history of denouncing liberal democracy and has said that the country is in the clutches of a “homo-empire” that pushes a “tyrannical LGBT agenda.”

DOJ Inspector General investigates prison guards killing inmate with pepper spray

“He died because of the mace. You do not mace an asthmatic...They murdered my son."